This research project will evaluate the impact of alcohol prohibition implemented in the state of Bihar, India, on intimate partner violence, household economy and wellbeing of women among the urban poor. It will also explore how drinking practices interact with local patriarchy and other socio-economic factors to influence the nature of violence against women.
Lead agency: Institute for Human Development
PI: Bhim Reddy
Project news article:
- ‘Every man was drinking’: how much do bans on alcohol help women in India? The Guardian, 14 September 2021.